Fairtrade cotton made its early inroads into India as a certified product in 2004. Since then, much has changed: today, approximately 30,000 Fairtrade-certified cotton farmers operate across the country. Much like its efforts in rural communities across the world, Fairtrade specifically addresses the terms of trade and economic justice to empower farmers, who are often marginalised from equitable profit-sharing.

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How Fairtrade helps the Farmers

Fairtrade specifically addresses the terms of trade and economic justice to empower farmers, who are often marginalised from equitable profit-sharing. Fairtrade certifies and audits producers to ensure that minimum social and environmental standards are met... [Read More]

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